10 Android apps account for 43pc of usage

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The archetypal user of a Google Android-powered smartphone spends 56 annual a day application apps or on the adaptable web, analysis from Nielsen Smartphone Analytics has found. Two-thirds of that time is spent application apps but Nielsen begin that aloof a few apps are dominating.

The top 10 Android apps accomplish up 43 per cent of time on adaptable apps and the top 50 apps annual for 61 per cent of time spent.

“With 250,000+ Android apps accessible at the time of this writing, that agency the actual 249,950+ apps accept to attack for the actual 39 percent of the pie,” Don Kellogg, administrator of telecom analysis and insights for Nielsen, wrote in a blog post.

Nielsen says that it has no actual affairs to chase up with capacity of users of Apple’s iOS belvedere but says that the Smartphone Analytics analysis will clue iOS users’ behaviour. The abstracts for the analysis is aggregate application meters installed in “thousands of iOS and Android smartphones”, Nielsen says.

Earlier this week, Google bought Motorola Mobility, the adaptable buzz aggregation that had bogus several Android-powered handsets, in a move that was broadly apparent as an attack to access ‘defensive’ patents to assure the Android operating system.